FOUR & MORE: Inland Area OLs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE OFFENSIVE LINEMEN 1. Parker Smith, Soph., Norco – According to the LA Times’ Eric Sondheimer, ‘Norco fans can’t wait to see the development of this 6-foot-3, 250-pound’er, who wears a Size 16 shoe. 2. Wade Helton, Soph., Corona Centennial – Slightly bigger than his Big VIII League … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area WRs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE WIDE RECEIVERS 1. Tiger Bachmeier, Jr., Murrieta Valley – On a mission to prove to himself and the world that the family can catch it as well as they can throw it. Had 33 receptions for six TDs, and averaged 120 receiving yards per game during spring … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area GBK Coaches

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Mark Lehman, San Bernardino Cajon — A respected mentor to so many, with the top record (407-48 since 2004-’05) among his colleagues, but would probably prefer to not be at the top of any list. Still, he hasn’t won fewer than 23 games in 12 seasons, … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Desert Valley League

Some might see the Desert Valley League’s move from CIF-Southern Section’s Central Division to its Eastern Division as a demotion. For other teams it’s a chance to get a sniff at a title that was previously unattainable, especially this league; A collective 1-3 in last year’s playoffs. La Quinta (8-4) won six of its last … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Desert Valley League

The Desert Valley League has one legit team and a bunch of also-rans. Josh Reyes has big shoes to fill at Palm Springs (13-1 overall), the 2011 CIF-SS Central Division runner-up. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound senior replaces Dane Tiedeman, a historic dual-threat QB. Reyes showed a glimpse (8 for 13, 211 yards, two TDs) vs. Palm Desert late … Continue reading